This week's stylish to-do list

Hot shopping, new collections and more fashion friendly fun

Knowledge story, The Knowledge
Our picks of the week

1 Check out young designers at Prime Dubai Fashion
See events.

2 Buy hand-made gifts and arts at Arte Market
See events.

3 Find pre-loved bargains at Dubai Flea Market
See events.

4 Buy threads at new store Gaudi at The Dubai Mall
See new stores & collections.

5 Pick up crafts and jewellery at RIPE market
See events.


Arte Market
Head to Dubai Festival City Mall on Friday March 7 to browse hand-made products such as funky baby clothes, art and photography.
Free. Noon-9pm. Until March 7. Dubai Festival City Mall, (no number).

Dubai Flea Market
Browse pre-loved items and scoop up cool bargains at this well-shaded rooftop market on Saturday March 8.
1pm-5pm. Until March 1. Tunisia P3 car park rooftop, Ibn Battuta Mall (055 452 6030).

Prime Dubai Fashion market
Held on the second Saturday of every month, this market offers a platform for young designers to gain more brand awareness, network and showcase their latest designs and trends.
Free. 3pm-9pm. Sat March 8. Sunset Mall, Jumeirah 3 (no number).

Ripe food and craft market
Rise for this Saturday morning market, where you can find organic local produce, sweets, treats and pastries, olives, soaps, plus hand-made crochet toys, jewellery, art and home decor.
9am-1pm. Every Saturday. The Courtyard, Al Quoz,

Design a Dress 2014 competition Want to stock your collection at S*uce? The winner of this year’s Design a Dress competition will be able to do just that. This year’s theme is ‘pink’. Interested? Visit
Deadline is March 31. All dresses must be submitted to S*uce in the Hood, Citywalk, Al Safa Street (04 344 1410).

Silver jewellery-making classes
Attend this jewellery-making workshop and create your very own one-off piece. Dhs460 per person for a four-hour course including silver. Classes can be joined any time.
DS Silversmith, The Courtyard, Al Quoz, (050 784 0509).

New stores & collections

Gaudi spring/summer 2014 collection
The young Italian brand has just opened its first store in The Dubai Mall, selling its range of contemporary high-street designs at affordable prices. Themes for spring/summer 2014 include florals, flowing silhouettes, resort-inspired prints, bold colour palettes and pop-art motifs.
From Dhs150 to Dhs1,250. Gaudi, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (955 2271).

In-mall entertainment

Aerial show at Mirdif City Centre
Head to the food court from March 9 to check out this daily acrobatic act. Ten aerial artists will sway and swirl while diners look on.
4.30pm (March 9-10), 8.30pm (March 12-15). Food court, Mirdif City Centre.

Tabbah jewellery exhibition
Check out the high-end jewellery and timepieces of this family-owned Lebanese brand, which has been a game player for over 150 years.
Until March 6. Tabbah Jewellery, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 339 8977).

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